Overview

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen, giving you the opportunity to join our expanding Adult Social Adult Social Care Department as a Support Worker to give practical support to the Locality Social Work Team Within.

At Middlesbrough, we truly live our values and incorporate them into everything we do. We are passionate about improving the lives of our residents, focused on achieving best outcomes and creative in the way we work with customers, ensuring they get the best support available. Our focus is on supporting vulnerable adults over 18 with a wide range of needs, including physical disabilities, learning disabilities, autism, substance use, domestic abuse, mental health, and homelessness. If you would like to learn more about adult social care this could be the role for you!

We are developing a new role in which you would act as a support worker on cases which require two members of staff to support.

This may be due to:

Risks posed by the area that the visit is taking place in.

Risks posed by the service user e.g. challenging behaviour.

The need to transport the service user safely.

We are looking for an individual who can work Tuesdays to Fridays 6 hours between 9 and 5pm 9am and 4.30pm Friday.

The role would involve:

Attending joint home visits with social workers this may be in individual’s own home or in community settings.

Supporting social workers to transport service users to appointments or to assist with moving to new accommodation.

Recording notes on the adult social care database (where required).

The social worker will take the lead during the visit, but your support will be valuable in helping to put the service user at ease by providing reassurance and being part of the conversations that are taking place.

This vacancy is part time 30 hours per week.

To find out more about the services we provide or how you can be a part of Middlesbrough ring Sharon Ball Team Manager on 01642 303900 for more information, we can’t wait to hear from you.

The above post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Salary: £24,294 pro rata

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